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Cerebral Pop Movie/Gig Review: Sun Araw vs. Fellini's Satyricon

Alex Martin writes: Sun Araw (not to be confused with space-cultist/jazz-band leader Sun Ra) is on the trippy side of the one-person-who-sounds-like-a-f ull-band genre. His new album On Patrol is full of tape-delayed guitar, wobbly bass, and underwater vocals. It's relaxed and strange like dub music, but moody and sparse like an ambient film soundtrack.

It's no regular gig that I'm reviewing here though.

He (and one friend) experimented for the first time in Bristol, UK's Arnolfini art house accompanying a film live. The movie was Federico Fellini's decadent, bloody Satyricon (edited). It was well received in 1969, and is considered a classic.

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